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COPPAL calls for the end of US blockade against Cuba

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Mexico City, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The 69 members of the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPAL) called for the end of the US blockade against Cuba and its exclusion from the list of nations sponsor of terrorism.

A press release released on Monday indicated the regional leaders held the XL COPPPAL Assembly based in Mexico and unanimously passed a declaration calling for the elimination of a 243-measure policy against Cuba taken by Donald Trump and still kept unchanged by Joe Biden.

The text strongly condemned the US blockade is the most massive and flagrant violation of the human rights of the Cuban people and major obstacle to Cuba´s economic development.

It called for immediate lifting of the US government and the end of harassment against the Cuban people, the exclusion of Cuba from the list of States sponsor terrorism, calls for civilized talks with respect and on equal terms as a contribution to peace in our region.

COPPAL was founded on October 12, 1979, in Oaxaca, Mexico, by a group of progressive political parties in the region, and it has been the most important forum of its kind in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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